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Home > Education > Theory > Meridian System > Kidney Meridian

The Kidney Meridian

By Yang, Jwing-Ming

Kidney Channel image

A. Course:

Course #1: (1). Small toe - (2). Inferior aspect of the navicular tuberosity (Rangu, K-2)- (3). Behind the malleolus medialis -(4). Spreads to the heel - (5). M. gastrocnemius - (6). Medial side of the popliteal fossa - (7). Posterior aspect of the thigh - (8). Enters kidney - (9). Communicates with the urinary bladder - (10).`Guanyuan (LI-4) and Zhongji (LI-3).

Course #2: (9). Kidney -(11). Liver and diaphragm -(12). Enters the lung (13). Along the throat - (14). Root of the tongue.

Course #3: (12). Lung - (15). Heart and spreads to the chest.

B. Related Viscera:

Kidney (Pertaining Organ), urinary bladder, liver, lung, heart, and other organs.

C. Cavities:

Yongquan (K-1), Rangu (K-2), Taixi (K-3), Dazhong (K-4), Shuiquan (K-5), Zhaohai (K-6), Fuliu (K-7), Jiaoxin (K-8), Zhubin (K-9), Yingu (K-10), Henggu (K-11), Dahe (K-12), Qixue (K-13), Siman (K-14), Abdomen-Zhongzhu (K-15), Huangshu (K-16), Shangqu (K-17), Shiguan (K-18), Yindu (K-19), Abdomen-Tonggu (K-20), Youmen (K-21), Bulang (K-22), Shenfeng (K-23), Lingxu (K-24), Shencang (K-25), Yuzhong (K-26), and Shufu (K-27).

From the book entitled "Chinese Qigong Massage", YMAA Publication Center, Jamaica Plain.  

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